Mai Beni & Tribeni River Fishing
Fishing in Mai Beni & Tribeni River
Departure from: Kathmandu Airport
No. of Pax: 4 Minimum
If you want to do fishing in white water originated form third largest mountain of world, Kanchenjunga, peaceful and undisturbed river throughout the year, Sunkosi and Tamor Rivers of eastern Nepal are best choices. Two tributaries of Saptakoshi River called Mai Beni and Triveni are popular places where you can catch rare Golden Masheer (tor putitora) and Goonch. Mai Beni and Tiveni are the places which have been pocket areas of Golden Masheer. Local fishermen also have been finding more fishes in these areas since very beginning. Mai Beni is very tranquil place which is religiously regarded as sacred place and where two rivers meet. Triveni is confluence of Tamor and Dudhkosi rivers where you can enjoy Masheer catch.
Mai Beni and Triveni Fishing is amalgamation of trekking and fishing along with spectacular view of snowcapped peaks like Mt Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu. Fishing trip on Mai Beni and Tribeni river gives you chance to see rural life of eastern Terai and hilly areas of Nepal and provide you change to trek in natural setting including village walk and jungle walk alongside of rivers.
Exchanging angling skills with local fishing veterans who have been running their life by fishing, camping in rivers sides, and living simple life with minimum facilities are lifetime experience. Soul stirring beauty of nature and camping at far flung remote place is thrilling and adventurous experience. Walking on steeping stone and rocks, waiting in cold water for hours and hours seem monotonous but the triumph over River Tigers and catch on tour hand give you catharsis.
14 days of fishing journey starts with 30 minutes flight from Kathmndu to Biratanagar followed by short drive alongside of Koshi Rive vial Hindu pilgrimage site Barahakshetra. From Barahakshetra, we trek to Mai Beni and set our camp in riverbank. For 10-11 days we fish in the various spots of Tamor and Khosi rivers, trek to nearby villages and explore nature.
Most importantly we promote "Catch and Release “principle as some of the species of fishes are on verge of extinction.